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Hotel Vagabondo

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel with wonderful views of the volcano , the amazing room and delicious breakfast . I loved that customers have available a place where you can cook , make coffee... I recommend it 100%. And also has an excellent restaurant serving Italian pizza. The staff of the Hotel is very nice.

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Whitehorse, Yukon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

We stayed here for 5 nights, in a room by the pool. It's a small property, close to the road but very quiet, and about a 15-20 minute walk to downtown. We especially liked the breakfast, and having a communal kitchen with a full-sized fridge to store fruit/drinks, and a coffeemaker. The staff members are very nice, and our room... More 

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calgary
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

We were really happy with this hotel (stayed Feb. 2016). We thought the breakfast was great and ate a couple of times at the restaurant later in the day, the pizza is delicious. The staff were really helpful and friendly and we thought it was great value for the price. I also liked that it was not right in the... More 

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Guatemala
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

Nice staff, clean rooms, good breakfast included. I liked the location, not right in the middle of the busy town but close enough to restaurants and the supermarket. Hot springs are close by (well we had a car so I would say maybe 10 - 15 minutes away). The town maybe a mile away. No need for me to add... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

We liked this place. It's on the way into La Fortuna from Lake Arenal. Cosy, rooms are nice, clean and modest. I travel a lot and have stayed in 5 star right down to the nitty gritty no star so I've experienced the good bad and ugly. This place is just perfect. It's close to the highway and you will... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here 2 nights and liked it. Nice view, good breakfast and clean rooms. The staff are a bit sleepy but friendly. (I have nothing more to ad but Tripadvisor is forcing a min. 200 on me. Stop it and be happy I take the time to wright anything at all!!!)

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Barcelona, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

It was a standard hotel, nice setting, location and staff. The room was clean but had a very damp smell which was not pleasant. There is a lovely swimming pool but was raining the whole time so didn't use it.

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

The hotel is very small, however the rooms are well decorated and look nice. The shower is cold, and there is even a sign in the bathroom telling you this. Being on the main road, it's hard to sleep at night, however the beds are comfy and you can sleep well in the early hours when less traffic. Breakfast is... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The room was very damp; they actually had a humidifier running that they took out of the room when we left for the afternoon. They also took down the hammock outside of our room. The lighting was very poor (even with all the lights on, it was somewhat difficult to see). There was no clock of any sort in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Really happy with this hotel as very reasonable price for the location. A little out of Arenal, not such a bad thing. Offers good views of the volcano. Rooms are a little small but have good facilities and the hotel has a small pool. Restaurant offered a good Tica breakfast. Didn't eat in the evening so can't comment.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are the Vagabondo Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos and gives us a taste you contact us The rooms have a simple decoration to Italian style, with wooden furniture, feature garden, pool, restaurant and parking Also include Air conditioning or fan, TV, WIFI, safe, private bathroom and shower, plus breakfast included ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Vagabondo

Address: | 1.5 km oeste del parque de la fortuna sobre carretera hacia el Volcan Arenal, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 00123, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: $39 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Vagabondo 2.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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